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THIS WEEK

THURS­DAY AU­GUST 10: Do your hands shake? Learn more at the NZ Es­sen­tial Tremor Sup­port Group with Taki Fis­cher, Na­tional Co­or­di­na­tor, NZ Es­sen­tial Tremor Sup­port Group, 10.30am, Han­cock Com­mu­nity House, Or­ange Room.

THURS­DAY 10: Myths and re­al­i­ties of the April 1915 ANZAC Land­ing - a Turk­ish perspective from Dr Me­sut Uyar, PhD, As­so­ciate Pro­fes­sor of Ot­toman Mil­i­tary His­tory, Univer­sity of New South Wales, Can­berra, 12 mid day, City Li­brary, $3.

THURS­DAY 10: Mark Chris­tensen, Re­search Di­rec­tor of Whanganui’s Her­itage Food Crops Trust, 7pm, St Mary’s Church Hall, Cam­bridge Ave, Ash­hurst. En­try by koha. En­quiries re­cap.org.nz

FRI­DAY 11: Palmer­ston North Lunch Club with Mitchell Brown, newly ap­pointed area com­man­der of Fire & Emer­gency New Zealand, Ho­tel Coach­man, 140 Fitzher­bert Ave. Vis­i­tors wel­come. En­quiries Don 357 4872.

FRI­DAY 11: ‘‘Our Gen­er­a­tion United’’ for PNBHS and World Vi­sion Syr­ian refugee ap­peal, with Kalvin Hart, Mike All­sop and Thomas Nash, mu­si­cal en­ter­tain­ment, wine & cheese, 6pm, Re­gent on Broad­way. Book­ings Ticket Di­rect 357 9740/ 0800 224 224.

FRI­DAY 11: Songs for ‘‘On the Road Again’’, Palmer­ston North Folk Mu­sic Club, 8pm, Theo­soph­i­cal Hall, 304 Church St. Mem­bers $3, non­mem­bers $5, school chil­dren and first-com­ers free. En­quiries 355 9076/ pn­folk­club.wee­bly.com/

SATUR­DAY AU­GUST 12: Celebrity Sing Off - lo­cal vo­cal­ists sing for their favourite char­i­ties - fea­tur­ing Erica Ward, Ryan Ngarimu, Caro­line Robin­son, Michelle Feld­berg, Rachel Bowen, Iain Lees-Gal­loway with spe­cial guest per­form­ers Andy An­der­son and Viva 3, 7.30pm, Shed 23, 23 Princess St.

SATUR­DAY AU­GUST 12: ‘‘The Ge­n­e­sis of the Western Mys­tery Tra­di­tion’’ with re­searcher War­wick Keys, 7.30pm, PN Theos­o­phy, 304 Church St. En­quiries Anthea 353 6221/ pn@theos­o­phy.org.nz

SUN­DAY AU­GUST 13: Manawatu Sin­fo­nia presents ‘‘French Im­pres­sions’’ con­ducted by An­drew Atkins with mezzo-so­prano Maaike Christie-Beek­man, 2.30pm, Speirs Cen­tre, Feather­ston St.

SUN­DAY AU­GUST 13: Manawatu Danc­ing Club Tea Dance, 4 - 8pm,

Se­nior Ci­ti­zens Hall, 309 Main St. Savoury and dessert plates to share, BYO plates, cut­lery & re­fresh­ments, $5. En­quiries Tom & Adri­enne 356 9620.

SUN­DAY AU­GUST 13: Manawatu Jazz Club’s Au­gust Club Day with Whanganui’s River City Big Band, 5pm, Carl­ton 2 Dis­tinc­tion Ho­tel 175 Cuba St. Door sales: $15/10/5. En­quiries www.mjc.org.nz/ Face­book/ Dean: 357 3010.

TUES­DAY AU­GUST 15: 3MT (Three Minute The­sis) fi­nals - a trans-Tas­man com­pe­ti­tion for post­grad stu­dents. Best re­search pre­sen­ta­tion in 3min­utes wins, with MC Te Radar, 5pm Spiers Cen­tre, PNBHS, Feather­ston St. RSVP masseyuni.wu­foo.eu

WED­NES­DAY AU­GUST 16: Coeliac Sup­port Meet­ing with Hay­den Robin­son, Se­nior Chef Lec­turer at UCOL, 7.30pm, Ross In­ter­me­di­ate staffroom. All wel­come, $2 plus small gluten-free sup­per plate. En­quiries Pam353 3399/ 357 0457.

MU­SIC, THEATRE & DANCE

ROSE CITY ROCK N ROLL RE­VIVAL CLUB: 6-week learn to dance block course, 7pm, Kelvin

Grove Com­mu­nity Hall, Kaimanawa St. 6-night course $30. Bring flat shoes and a smile. En­quiries Chris­tine 329 2616. COUN­TRY MU­SIC: Junc­tion Coun­try Mu­sic Club Day, 1.30pm, Sun­day, Au­gust 13, Old Folks Hall, McLean St, Woodville. En­quiries Anne 323 6481.

MANAWATU COUN­TRY MU­SIC CLUB: Meet monthly 3rd Sun­days, 12.45pm, Ran­giora Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Ran­giora Ave. En­quiries Eileen 354 5607.

SINGERS: Voices are wel­come to join the Palmer­ston North Cho­ral So­ci­ety, 7.30 pm to 9.30pm, Mon­days, St. Peters Church, Ruahine St. En­quiries Heather Mur­phy 021 150 5383.

PALMER­STON NORTH BRASS: Play­ers wel­come to Mon­day and Thurs­day re­hearsals, 7.30 - 9.30pm, band rooms, 57 To­tara Rd. En­quiries palmy­brass@gmail.com/ phone - text David Maas 021 455 327/ Chrissie Butts 027 308 6644.

UNITY SINGERS: On the look out for male voices, Tues­days 7.30 - 9.30pm, St Marys Hall Ruahine St. En­quiries He­len 358 7069/ Sue 354 3295. MANAWATU COM­MU­NITY

CHOIR: ‘‘The city’s choir’’ meets Mon­days, 7pm, Shed 23 (23 Princess St). All wel­come. No ex­pe­ri­ence needed, just turn up. En­quiries man­awatu­com­mu­ni­ty­choir.org.nz

RE­NAIS­SANCE SINGERS: 30-voice choir per­form­ing mu­sic from the 16th cen­tury to present day. Ex­pe­ri­enced singers are in­vited to con­tact mu­si­cal di­rec­tor, Guy Don­ald­son guyju­dith@clear.net.nz/ 357 5932.

PHOENIX SINGERS: Kathi Craig’s new en­sem­ble. Voices wel­come, es­pe­cially men. En­quiries Kathi 353 2225.

CAN YOU SING?: Can you har­monise? Con­fi­dent singers wanted for all-women’s 4-part har­mony bar­ber­shop cho­rus. Fun, mu­sic and friend­ship with the Manawatu Over­tones, Scot­tish Hall, Ber­ry­mans Lane (off Princess St), 7pm, Tues­days. En­quiries Jenni 356 8585 (A/H)/ Linda 358 5883.

CEN­TRAL CON­NEC­TIONS: A singing group for peo­ple with ac­quired neu­ro­log­i­cal dis­abil­i­ties, Tues­days 1.30 – 3pm, South Lounge, Cen­tral Bap­tist Church, Church St, $5 koha. En­quiries Ja­nine 021 050 3593/ sound­mat­ters@sling­shot.co.nz

UKES ON THE TER­RACE: From

school kids to se­niors, 3.30pm Thurs­days, St Peter’s Church Com­mu­nity Hall, Ruahine St. Ukule­les avail­able, koha. En­quiries Bev­erly Proc­ter 021 210 8074.

OVER 50’S DANCE: For fun, fit­ness and friend­ship - folk, tap, jazz and mu­si­cal comedy. Thurs­days and Mon­days 2 - 3pm. En­quiries Joyce 358 7463, Val 021 059 2157/ over50s­dance@gmail.com/face­book.com/over50s­dance

CROWS FEET DANCE COL­LEC­TIVE: Per­for­mance based con­tem­po­rary dance project. Fun, wel­com­ing, friendly and cre­ative, 7 - 8.30pm, Thurs­days, 409 Church St. En­quiries tani­akopy­tko@gmail.com 027 631 0105.

SCOT­TISH COUN­TRY (FOLK) DANC­ING: Chil­dren’s class 6.45pm, adults class 7.30pm, Mon­days, Scot­tish So­ci­ety Hall, Ber­ry­man’s Ln off Princess St. Adult classes 7.30pm, Wed­nes­days, Whakarongo Hall, Napier Hwy. En­quiries He­len 355 2665/ Joy 027 776 2397.

COUN­TRY: Ren­dezvous Mu­sic Group, meets ev­ery first and third Fri­day of the month, 7pm all wel­come. En­quiries 357 8950.

MANAWATU OR­GAN & KEY­BOARD CLUB: All lev­els and styles of mu­sic play­ers and lis­ten­ers wel­come, Mon­days, 1pm, Manch­ester Unity Hall, 26Wald­ing St. Small door charge in­cludes af­ter­noon tea. En­quiries Bev 022 434 0023/ Tri­cia 021 149 3519.

ARTS

US. STU­DIO: Cel­e­brat­ing Sun­day, Au­gust 13 with the ‘‘Palmy Rocks: We Are One’’ birth­day photo ex­hi­bi­tion at 2pm, on un­til Au­gust 27, 188 Cuba St. Open mid­day - 2pm daily.

UPCYCLING CLUB 1: Free arts and craft work­shop mak­ing a pinecone bird feeder. Ma­te­ri­als pro­vided, but please bring a cou­ple of slices of bread, 1 – 3pm, Satur­day, Au­gust 19. Ev­ery­one wel­come. En­quiries up­cy­cling­club1@gmail.com

Palmer­ston North Boys’ High School stu­dents are hold­ing a fundraiser for Syr­ian refugees at the Re­gent on Broad­way on Fri­day.

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